The narrative style keeps the awe, curiosity and amazement of the readers alive throughout the story. Dramatization of events with fine diction and imagery makes the article a rendition par excellence. Carefully chosen expressions like ‘torrents of water’, ‘drown their hopes’ , ‘long parade of searchers’ , ‘undeterred’ etc. make a powerful appeal to the intellect and emotions of readers. The events in the writing are chronologically arranged and well-presented.
There are many transitions in the film Big Fish. A film transition is a switch between a setting, character, narrator, lighting, music, etc. that helps set the mood, view, and aspects of the film itself. Tim Burton does a phenomenal job of his use of transitions in this film, he is able to make the film well structured due to these. Thus a great transition is that of the swap of narrators throughout the entire film.
The Husband’s secret by Liane Moriarty is a phenomenal serious novel with twists and turns along the storyline. It is a book about a wife named Cecilia Fitzpatrick, who one day mistakenly finds a letter addressed to her which was supposed to be given to her after her husband (John-Paul’s) death. As curious as she is, she opens it and finds out a dark truth which can ruin her family and affect people near them. As being the innocent woman she is, she wants to do the right thing : telling her husband and breaking the family apart or keeping the discomfort of hiding a big secret. Overall, this book was very interesting to read because it grips on the hard reality and for me, it was something i have never read before which made it more captivating.
Social injustices have been an apparent theme throughout history for many years. Anti-Semitism and Racial discrimination are just two of the many examples of social injustices that have been exhibited in our society. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, both novels share the theme of Social Injustice. Narrated by Death, The Book Thief follows nine-year old Liesel Meminger during World War two in Germany. Liesel and her family are on their way to Molching when Liesel’s younger brother Werner dies on the train ride there.
An obvious example of how imagination was used would be Edward’s stories. He made his life just that little bit more magical and interesting by altering or exaggerating people’s personalities and actions. It made him satisfied with his work, but it also gave him a chance to tell a good story. Edward loved being able to tell stories, but he loved his family more. His family and the idea of love, in general, is frequently visited.
In both short stories, Shower Songs and Xenia, the authors are caregivers to a loved one and each use multiple forms of emotional language. In Shower Song the author Brian Trapp is giving his twin brother with cerebral palsy a bath for the last time. Trapp uses a silly song to help him get through the difficult task. Xenia is about Karen Babine mother going through chemo and receiving xenia or hospitality from strangers bringing meals to her home. Her mother extends hospitality to a stranger on her last day of chemo.
Imagery like this makes the reader want to know more about what just happened and due to this they get absorbed by the story. Other examples of imagery aren’t as shocking, they can just make the scene more thrilling. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” Bierce uses examples such as, “The sound of a clear, high voice in a monotonous singsong now rang out behind him and came across the water with a distinctness that pierced and subdued all other sounds, even the beating of the ripples in his ears ” (Bierce, “Occurrence”). This type of imagery is used to make the reader anxious about the character and what’s going to happen to him. The reader feels like they are in the story with the
Macbeth is a brilliant solider and patriotic to King Duncan. The king refers to Macbeth as, “Valiant Cousin,” thus showing that the two have a very close relationship. Macbeth is faced with a moral crisis that he should kill King Duncan and take to the throne or leave him and carry on being the Thane of Cawdor. Lady Macbeth entices him to commit the murder because she is just as ambitious as her husband and she persuades him by questioning his manhood. She even calls upon the dark spirits to take away her soft womanliness.
This is her much acclaimed work in which she wrote about her life along with a biography of a co- survivor (German poet Oskar Pastior) to her mother in the Nazi concentration camp. She has portrayed many characters in her novel who are though fictitious but show a true story of pain and suffering. Her imagery is startlingly distinct and nightmarish. This work reflects the turmoil of war and displacement. Her father was a volunteer in the Waffen SS during World War ll and her mother was deported to USSR for forced labor camp for 5 years.
When Goneril and Regan feign to love their father beyond words, they did this to gain their share of the kingdom. The only person who loves without asking anything in return rejects speech, so Cordelia says, “What shall Cordelia speak? Love, and be silent” (Shakespeare 1.1.68). Words are unnecessary for true love that exists in the silence of devoted actions. Likewise, Edmund lies to his father about the letter to gain his trust and ruin Edgar’s reputation.